Brewed by Erdinger Weissbräu
Style: Dunkelweizen
Erding, Germany
Serve in Stein, Weizen


on tap

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RATINGS: 1603   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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Bottle conditioned.
Ingredients: Water; wheat malt; barley malt; roasted malt; hops; yeast.
Name changed from Erdinger Weissbier Dunkel to Erdinger Dunkel, and abv changed from 5.6% to 5.3% by 2012.
A wheat beer from the good old days.
Erdinger Weissbier ’dark’ is a rich and smooth wheat beer specialty from Erdinger Weissbräu. It owes its full-bodied flavor to the fine hops and dark malt used in its production.
The dark beer specialty is brewed according to an age-old recipe. Its spicy flavor also results from the increased proportion (about 13%) of original wort. Nonetheless, at 5.3%, it doesn’t contain much more alcohol than Erdinger Weissbier ’with fine yeast’.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
olio (7426) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 25, 2015
50 cl bottle. BBE 07/2015.
Pours murky dark brown color with a head. Dark fruits and wheat on the nose, some spice notes and yeast. Strong carbonation, fruity and yeast flavor, somewhat spicy. Not very balanced.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
laiti (7263) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 25, 2015
50 cl bottle @ Wasaline, BBE 07/2015. Aroma has metal, toffee, some roastiness and hints of hay. Fizzy palate. Flavour has roastiness, bready tones and coffee. Also hay and metal. Something between dunkel and dunkelhefe. Disappointing.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Fredd_an (195) - Borlänge, SWEDEN - APR 23, 2015
Vit fin stoooor skumkrona! Hel svart färg. Svag doft. Men det man känner är vete & mörk malt. Man känner att den är för kall. Men smaken är ändå tydlig vete & rostat korn. Men väldigt Lättdrucken. Så kroppen är lätt. En svart öl för sommaren. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Franckg (438) - Quebec, CANADA - APR 21, 2015
Average dunkelweisen. Sweet malt, raisins, dates. No trace of hops. Quite light.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
yiannnos (1073) - , CYPRUS - APR 14, 2015
Hazy brown colour. Chocolate banana aroma. Thin body, lightly sweet, caramel, banana.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Salwal (61) - - APR 11, 2015
Stable beige head poured from the bottle. Malty rich Aroma sweet hints of bread and candy. Finish is sweet with some alcohol. I like it very much!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nevalainen (247) - FINLAND - APR 11, 2015
Dark brown color with brown head. Aroma is caramel and chocolate. Taste is very good, light sweet with some caramel taste. Better than average weissbier.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lello4ever (241) - ITALY - APR 10, 2015
La weiss scura della erdinger, molto buona davvero, molta schiuma, sapore weiss unito a caramello, ricca carbonazione. Promossa nel suo genere.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
onceblind (5312) - Denver, Colorado, USA - APR 9, 2015
Hazy dark nutty brown with a thin foamy light tan cap. Faintish aroma of chocolate wheat and a light note of yeast spice. Delightful quaffable medium-full body with decently semisweet earthy cocoa and wheatiness. A bit clean at first but towards the end of the taste theres a nice chocolaty whisper with light wheaty backgrounds.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
klm1 (421) - - APR 8, 2015
Dark amber reddish colour with compact purple head. Aroma od wheat, bananas and plums. The same is the taste. Good, drinkable beer, but still average in comparison with the best examples of this style.

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